Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Astelin
  2. Astelin Ready-Spray
  3. Astepro

Descriptions


Azelastine nasal spray is used to help relieve symptoms (eg, stuffy or runny nose, itching, sneezing) of seasonal (short-term) or perennial (year-round) allergic rhinitis (hay fever), and vasomotor rhinitis.

Azelastine is an antihistamine. It works by preventing the effects of a substance called histamine, which is produced by the body. Histamine can cause itching, sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Spray